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Amazon Teases Massive Wind Farm in Texas

Amazon has made its largest renewable energy project to date: a massive wind farm in Texas.<p>When it opens, the 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, Texas, is expected to generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually, or enough to power nearly 90,000 US homes. It will boast …

Things You Need To Know About Simple and Complex Carbohydrates

The term ‘Carbohydrate’ is a word we have all heard before and one that lends itself to foods that give us energy. Foods that are rich in …

Dolphins Have Conversations Like Humans Do, New Study Says

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesScientists have long known that dolphins are very intelligent creatures, and now — for the first time ever — researchers …

John Cassavetes: The Godfather of Independent Film

John Cassavetes – The Godfather of Independent Film<p>What comes to your mind when you first think of the name <b>John Cassavetes</b>? One of his iconic films …

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in Boulder

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to the Rocky …

Hiking

This short documentary shows how astronomers hope to find the next habitable planets

Trying to discover habitable planets isn't just for science fiction anymore<p>Just a couple of decades ago, the very idea that there were other planets orbiting stars throughout the universe was something that belonged to science fiction. However, recent research has shown not only are there other …

The 22 best places in the world for a beach holiday, according to travellers

The travel booking site's annual Flip Flop Report, which was published on June 21, based its findings on responses from UK residents who took part in a global study conducted among 11,115 adults across 24 countries.<p>Locations that made the cut include tropical islands sprinkled with palm trees in …

Will there be more fish or plastic in the sea in 2050?

<b>A recent claim that there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050 was intended to highlight a pollution crisis in the oceans. The problem really does exist, but do the figures hold water, or is there something fishy going on?</b><p>The prediction was made by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and …

Golden Globes: 21st Century Fox is the big winner among media companies

There was a lot of cheering at the<p>Golden Globesviewing party held by media conglomerate 21st CenturyFoxon Sunday night.<p>Fox had a better night than any its competitors, scoring a total of eight trophies from the<p>Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.for its movie and TV properties.Comcastwas the only other …

Ousted American Apparel CEO trying to buy back fashion chain

Dov Charney is trying to buy back American Apparel, the fashion chain he was chief executive of until he was sacked following a series of sexual harassment allegations.<p>Charney, who had led the company since he first hit upon the idea in his Tufts University dorm room in 1989 until he was forced out …

Clothing

Florida Woman Ashley Olsen Found Dead in Florence, Italy

ROME — An autopsy was scheduled for Monday after a Florida woman was discovered strangled in her apartment in the Italian city of Florence, police said.<p>Ashley Olsen, 35, had bruises around her neck, prosecutor's office spokeswoman Maddalena Carosi told NBC News.<p>Local media reported that Olsen had …

Mexico begins process of extraditing drug kingpin El Chapo to the US

Mexico has begun the process of extraditing drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to the United States after the famed fugitive was recaptured following a dramatic, months-long hunt featuring movie stars, sewer escapes and bloody shootouts.<p>That process will probably take “one year or longer”, the …

Mexico

The Revenant's franchise-free DiCaprio is the ultimate A-list survivor

The old-timer<p>US box office: Leonardo DiCaprio-led The Revenant challenges Star Wars<p>Read more<p>It’s not news that Leonardo DiCaprio is a star. What is, is that he continues to be. Opening The Revenant – a dour and unrelenting frontier western – to a bracing $38m in the US demonstrates his ongoing …

Breaking Through

Why 2016 Will Be Solar's Year Again

This year may not be as huge for solar as it looked before Congress extended the solar investment tax credit—some projects can now relax into 2017 without losing their subsidy—but 2016 will still be bigger for sunshine than any year the United States has ever seen.<p>And two mechanisms will roll out …

Fossil Fuels

Hindu temples in southern India enforce western clothing ban

Hindu temples in southern India have begun turning away devotees wearing western clothes after a court order banning jeans and shorts as inappropriate for spiritual worship came into effect.<p>Madras high court ordered temple authorities in Tamil Nadu state last month to refuse entry to anyone wearing …

India

A California Gas Leak Is the Biggest Environmental Disaster Since the BP Oil Spill

The largest natural gas leak ever recorded is jeopardizing health and causing evacuations for thousands of Southern California residents. And two …

Oil & Gas Industry

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The secret to an awesome Christmas morning.<p>Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed …

Avatar 2: James Cameron says upcoming trilogy's 'characters, settings and creatures pretty much done'

Avatar was a pretty big deal when it was released in 2009. Not only did it manage to become the highest grossing film of all time, it almost …

Animation

See Inside the San Bernardino Shooting Suspects' Home

A book sits on a bedside table inside the home of shooting suspect Syed Farook in San Bernardino, CA on Dec. 4, 2015.<br>Justin Sullivan—Getty Images

'Star Wars' outcry after China shrinks star in poster

Above are two official posters for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. One is the U.S. poster and the other is China’s version.<p>There are several small …

Star Wars

Flight Attendants Share Their Most Awkward Passenger Pick-up Stories

<i>This story originally appeared on thrillist.com</i><p>There has always been something sexy about flight attendants. Yes, it's usually the uniform. But …

Why rooftop solar advocates are upset about California's clean-energy law

California's aggressive push to increase renewable energy production comes with a catch for people with solar panels on the roof: You don't count.<p>If a home or business has a rooftop solar system, most of the wattage isn't included in the ambitious requirement to generate half of the state's …

Scientists Unveil the World's First Cyborg Plant

The concept of “green energy” got a whole lot more literal this week, when scientists announced they’d successfully turned living roses into …

Breakthroughs

Australia 'could become world leader in solar home battery storage'

Australia could become a world leader in home battery storage, with the potential for energy stored from solar panels offering the cheapest electricity alternative within just three years, according to a new report.<p>Australian homes among first to get Tesla's Powerwall solar-energy battery<p>Read …

Clean Energy

Samsung Gear S2 vs. Huawei Watch

Size<p>No major size differences here. Generally speaking we'd describe these watches as "medium" on most men's wrists and "somewhat large" for most …

Apple ordered to pay $234 million over patent infringement claim

Apple has been ordered by a court to pay $234 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) after losing a patent infringement case …

Patents

This ad tackles what the "perfect man" actually looks like — and totally nails it

Dressmann, a clothing company in Norway, recently released an underwear commercial for the “perfect” man. Perfect can be a really dangerous word. …

David Beckham